Monday, August 7, 2017

10 July-13 August Praise and Prayer Request

James and Sonya Herron, IMB Missionaries

Uganda East Africa

Island Ministry team (Upper Buvuma Islands)

The vision of the International Mission Board is to see a multitude from every language, people, tribe and nation knowing and worshiping our Lord Jesus Christ

Prayer Requests and Praise for the Week of 10th July-13th August

Since May 18th-July 24th we have:

1.       Sponsored two mission teams

a.       24th May—1st June Gardendale FBC

                                                               i.      Two different Islands and villages

                                                              ii.      Conducted Farming God’s Way to 109 farmers

                                                            iii.      Provided medical kits to 120 ladies

                                                            iv.      275 persons received individual, and group gospel presentations

                                                              v.      Thirty-seven (37) decisions for Christ

                                                            vi.      Traveled approximate 27 hours on the lake during the month

b.       July 14th-21st O’Fallon FBC, O’Fallon, Illinois

                                                               i.      Five Clinics in five different villages on four different islands

                                                              ii.      1,024 Patients seen during these clinics

                                                            iii.      24 patents with tooth extractions

                                                            iv.      124 patients received reading glasses

                                                              v.      Over 2,100 heard the Gospel of Jesus Christ preached/were witnessed to individually or in small groups

                                                            vi.      204 decisions made to receive Jesus as Lord and Savior    

                                                           vii.      Traveled approximate 15 hours on the lake during the team visit

2.       Two weeks Island Bible School:

a.       5th-9th June

b.       3rd-7th July

3.       From 14th June-01 July the family was in T4T Church Planting training at Brackenhurst Conference Center in Kenya

These have been busy days for the Herrons.  In all this God has proven to be faithful and able to greatly abundantly provide.

Thank you for your prayerful support.

Thank the Lord with the Herrons for the Past Six Week

(We Praise God For)

·         For traveling grace for the Herrons as they traveled these past weeks:

o   As we traveled to Entebbe twice in July

o   And as we traveled to the island spending more than 30 hours on Lake Victoria

o   James travel to Uganda traveling more than 400 miles, and having to drive three hours in the dark  

·         We thank God for the medical mission team from O’Fallon FBC, O’Fallon, Illinois from 14th-24th July the five clinic on four islands:

o   The 1020 patients treated for various medical conditions

o   The 32 persons who received dental treatment

o   The 120 who received reading glasses

o   The 2000+ who heard the gospel of Christ preached

o   The 204 persons who accepted Christ al Lord and Savior

·         We thank God for our team members as we sort out how we will apply this training to the Peoples of the Islands of Lake Victoria

·         We thank God for the Ugandan church leaders who are working with alongside with us in reaching the islands with the Word of God

·         We praise the Lord for proving and caring for our family in Uganda and America

·         We praise god for our continual improvement in learning Luganda  

Pray for the Herrons This Week

07th -13th August

·         Continue to pray for our efforts to secure US VISA for Madison

o   We have made a request for a hearing in early August and late November and has not received information concerning the date of the hearing—We are expecting the date of the hearing will be in early or mid-November  

o   Pray that we soon receive information from the U.S. Immigration

·         Pray for the discipling process of the four-hundred two (204) new believers who received Jesus during our last mission Team visits to the islands

·         Pray for our efforts to provide follow-up work in assisting our pastors/church leaders start new Bible Study Groups in their churches and in their homes of members 

·         Pray for the august Island Bible School this week (7th-11th)

o   Pray for the Pastors and Church Leader as they learn the Bible this week

o   Pray for the God’s provision, protection and presence with the family of the students as they will be away for this week

o   Pray that the student will be able to put into practice the biblical lesson they learn this week

o   Pray that our Pastors and Church Leaders will keep they focus on Christ

·         Pray for us as we attempt to apply what we have learned during the two-week Church Planting Training sessions

o   The T4T Training we have received

o   Pray that we can apply what we learn which will result in a Church Planting Movements among the peoples of the islands

·         Pray our efforts to apply what we have learn to a church planting movement on the islands

o   We pray for spiritual guidance in how to effective apply the teaching we have received to established church and start new groups which will develop into churches   

·         Pray for our family in the USA

o   Our three sons and their families 

o   Our five grandchildren

o   The Sutton Family

o   Our siblings and their families

·         Our commitment to language learning

o   Our commitment to sharing Christ in Luganda

Thanks for your prayerful support.

In HIS service

James and Sonya Herron

 "...before me was a great multitude that no one could count, from every nation, tribe, people and language...." Revelation 7:9 (NIV)

Island Bible School June 2017

Medical Mission Team Traveling to the Island February 2017

Medical Mission Providing Medical Care to the Island People (February 2017)

The Gospel of Christ Being Peached (February 2017)

Each Person Hear the Gospel before Leaving the Clinic (February 2017) 

A View of Malija Landing Site 

Traveling From Kampala to Jinja (Main Highway) 

Uganda Baptist Seminary Class NT Book of Galatian (April 2017)

UBC Christology Class (April 2017)
Uganda Baptist Seminary May Graduation (2017)

O'Fallon FBC Team Children Ministry (Mainland-July 2017)

O'Fallon FBC Children Ministry (Island-July 2017)

O'Fallon FBC Children Ministry (Island-July 2017)

Kiyindi Landing Site

O'Fallon FBC Mission Team-Pastor Terry and Daughter plus the Herrons

The vision of the International Mission Board is to see a multitude from every language, people, tribe and nation knowing and worshiping our Lord Jesus Christ